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::: caustic - burning; corrosive; able to burn by chemical action; sarcastically biting; (of remarks) intended to hurt; bitter; harmful; OP. harmless
::: mollycoddle - pamper; coddle; baby; indulge excessively
::: refurbish - renovate; make clean, bright, or fresh (make new) again; make bright by polishing; Ex. refurbish an old theater; CF. furbish: polish
::: anthropomorphic - having human form or characteristics
::: luminary - celebrity (in a specific field); dignitary; object that gives light (as a celestial body)
::: detain - keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention
::: compress - force into less space; squeeze; contract; put into fewer words; N: thick mass of cloth pressed to part of the body to stop bleeding or swelling, reduce fever, etc.
::: graduated - arranged by degrees (of height, difficulty, etc.)
::: travail - strenuous work; toil; painful labor; labor of childbirth
::: unwonted - unaccustomed; unusual; Ex. He arrived with unwonted punctuality.